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the senate foreign relations committee. he went to the u.s. embassy in nigeria in november to alert authorities about his son's extremist views. no word yet if he'll accept the invitation to come to capitol hill or not. as you heard from brian, mark mcgwire admitting that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade including in 1998 when he broke baseball's single home run record. the former cardinals and a's slugger repeatedly expressed regret for his decision, it was caused by his desire to overcome injury. >> the only reason that i took steroids was for my health purposes. i did not take steroids to get any gain for any strength purposes. >> but did you get that gain incidental? >> i learned how to be a better hitter. there's not a pill or an injection that is going to give me the hand-eye or give any athlete the hand-eye coordination to hit a baseball. >> we've already been through this. >> mcgwire has fallen well short of being voted into the hall of fame in his first two years of eligibility. is his apology enough? we'll ask "sports illustrated" writer. he'll become th
not in the near future. the move coming two weeks after the u.s. put the brakes on transfers to yemen following the failed christmas day attack on board a u.s.-bound passenger jet. katherine harris is live in the washington bureau with more. good afternoon. good does the white house stand on these transfers? >> thank you jamie. a senior administration official insists that no transfers from guantanamo to saudi arabia will happen in the near term, and what's important for context, this official is saying, this has been their position for some time and it's not related to intense pressure from capitol hill to put these controversial transfers on hold, nor does this official say it's related specifically to fight 253, and what's well documented now is that at least two leaders of al-qaeda in yemen, this is the group that claims responsibility for flight 253, came through the saudi rehab program and then returned to the battlefield, jamie. jamie: quick response from capitol hill, right? >> there was. a short time ago, we got a statement from senator jeff sessions who wrote to the obama administrati
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